The last challenge went very well. I put in a lot of time and made more progress than I expected but at the same time, I learned that I have a few more things to improve on. I was able to get in a lot of kata but I need to narrow the focus to better quality not just quantity. The core work went well too but again, it needs a little adjustment and maybe some other work to get me to where I need to be. I still need to start blogging again and I need to find my creative soul that seems to be missing.
Kata - 35 quality Shotokan katas per week and 20 Iaido katas per week
With only six weeks left until the tournament, my kata focus needs to narrow to quality not quantity and still be at the top of the list.
Core work - 3 times per week
The core workout has been working well but it needs a little extra to keep me improving. I am cutting down the days from five to three but I am going to increase the sets.
Supplemental training - 2 days a week
DDP, weights, band work or flexibility training are in this part and I think it will enhance my other training.
Blog posts - One a week
I have been very far behind on my blog posts and setting the bar low on this might help raise it higher.
Shotokan Kata - 0 / 140
Iaido Kata - 0 / 80
Core work - 0 / 12
Supplemental training - 0 / 8
Blog posts - 0 / 4